Our legal support hub for stakeholders in sport and entertainment

At TSC Legal, we understand it is a difficult time for many in the sports and entertainment industry. We are seeing a variety of stakeholders feeling their way through this ever-changing landscape. From event owners to sponsors to athletes, a huge range of stakeholders are trying to predict what impact coronavirus will have on them.

To help you during this uncertain time we have developed this hub to share information we think you will find useful and will provide a free initial consultation as you continue to try and understand the impact the pandemic is having on you or your business and find appropriate solutions.

There is so no one size fits all solution, so we’ll continue to review and comment on events as they unfold and adapt our articles and advice accordingly.

Some Key topics:

Here are some areas we are currently advising our clients on:

   1. Rights holders

  • Ability to postpone/cancel events
  • Strategy and negotiations with range of stakeholders on postponement/cancellation
  • Strategies for refunding ticket holders
  • Rescheduling of events
  • Maintenance of long-standing relationships with partners
  • Advice on employment matters (including the UK Government’s job retention scheme).

Please click here to contact Ashley Blake for advice on any of these matters.

   2. Cities/Hosts

  • Ability to postpone/cancel events
  • Strategy and negotiations with range of stakeholders on postponement/cancellation
  • Deferring commitments and guarantees
  • Strategies for refunding ticket holders
  • Rescheduling of events
  • Advice on employment matters (including the UK Government’s job retention scheme)

Please click here to contact Ashley Blake for advice on any of these matters.

   3. BRANDS

  • Arrangements with rights holder and/or ambassadors
  • Deferring/cancelling activations
  • Variations/extensions/renewals
  • Revision of marketing budgets
  • Advice on employment matters (including the UK Government’s job retention scheme)

Please click here to contact Andy Korman for advice on any of these matters.

   4. Teams

  • Strategy and negotiations with range of stakeholders on postponement/cancellation
  • Management of team members and support staff
  • Advice on employment matters (including the UK Government’s job retention scheme)

Please click here to contact Andy Korman for advice on any of these matters.

   5. Athletes

  • Arrangements with existing sponsors whilst events on hold – modifying rights and appearances / enhanced value of social media.
  • Variations/extensions/renewals of endorsement contracts.

Please click here to contact Andy Korman for advice on any of these matters.

As always, we are focussed on providing timely and tailored solutions for each of our clients.

Reach out to any one of our range of highly experienced professionals if you would like some guidance on any of these commercial matters. We offer a free initial consultation.

Ashley Blake: ashley.blake@tsc.legal or 07502 279010.

Andy Korman: andy.korman@tsc.legal or 07867 538178.

David Becker: david.becker@tsc.legal or 07799664256.

Robert Jones: rob.jones@tsc.legal or 07741881825.

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Questions:

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us at any time and we will respond quickly and effectively.

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